INSTALLATIONS Until 28 August, 14:00 – 20:00 Carpintarias de São Lázaro MIKHAIL KARIKIS ACOUSTICS OF RESISTANCE Acoustics of Resistance is Mikhail Karikis’s first large-scale exhibition in Portugal and brings together a new body of work that reflects on the climate emergency. In three sound and video installations, the artist explores listening as a form of […]
Bairro em Festa 2022 (Party in the Neighbourhood 2022)
Our venues, some highly improvised, will host a range of initiatives, including concerts, family shows and workshops, exhibitions, installations, debates and cinema. In 2022, the slogan is “Transform, Communicate, Resist and Aggregate”, with some of the highlights including photographer Nicole Sánchez’s exhibition “Family for Rent”, performances by Mónica Calle, Margarida Bento and Tiago Vieira, Margarida […]
Festas in Benfica
4, 11 and 25 june TELL ME A STORY Ludoteca do Palácio Baldaya Margarida Carvalho 11.00 am Storytelling aimed at children and those accompanying them. These fun and educational sessions involve the telling of a traditional story and an activity related to it. A moment of leisure for everyone. 12 and 26 june IN-FINITA […]
April at Museu da Marioneta
FREEDOM, EVERY DAY There was a time when puppets were allowed to say more than people. Today we can talk freely and we’ll be dedicating a Sunday morning to creating traditional Portuguese puppets. Born in the Museum, these new puppets will take to the streets thinking of Freedom.
Rama em Flor – Festival comunitário, Feminista, Queer
In times of crisis, it is necessary to unite voices, share and continue. We cannot suspend an activity that values and empowers a minority community in society. Providing places for debate, reclaiming the body in the city, recovering communal contact and giving visibility to the less represented communities remain central objectives for Rama em Flor. […]
Trezena de Santo António
This is a religious festival whose origins date back to the miracle performed by the Saint after a devout woman prayed to him insistently, an example followed by others which rapidly became common practice. This festival extends across the rest of the month and will be complemented by the cultural programme that the Museu de […]
Parallel Review Lisboa 2021
From 8 September, there will be a retrospective in the outdoor area of Mercado de Alvalade featuring a selection of artists who have participated in the project since its foundation in 2017: Extended Atlas, curated by Sandra Vieira Jürgens. On Saturday, 11 September, the Tira-Olhos association invites you to slow down and create with and […]
Festival Nosso Utsava
Organized by the association Isha Artes, this festival is an opportunity to make Indian culture known and to promote activities with the community that lives in Portugal. The program includes workshops, exhibitions, music and traditional food. Complete program
Dom Gilberto goes hunting
Dom Gilberto is going hunting and his horses and falcons are all set. What ingredients are found on a medieval dining table? In this visit/game we challenge you to discover what ingredients were used in kitchens in the days of Saint Anthony.
Festival Estes Romanos Estão Loucos
The Museum is taking to the street and invites all Lisboetas to get to know their Roman ancestors better. With multiple activities taking place at the archaeoological site, museum and the surrounding roads, this festival will give you a new perspective on the city and its past. After all, we’re all Romans and even a […]
Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família
Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família is an event aimed at the families of the city of Lisbon that aims to promote family cultural activities, giving emphasis to World Children’s Day, where children can discover and try different professions at the Granja dos Pequeninos.
What’s the world made of? Science Fair
Because the world jumps around and moves forward with the help of science, the University of Lisbon’s Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência joins the Festas de Lisboa for a Science Fair dedicated especially to children, on International Children’s Day. At the entrance to the Lisbon Botanical Garden, you can take part in […]
Party in the Park
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution with a festive morning for all the family, with creative workshops, music and sports activities at the revamped Jardim do Campo Grande.
How to make a revolution…
Discontent, dreams, conspiracy, courage and many other ingredients will be covered on this trip to the Lisbon of 1910. We will relive (with many of the republicans of the day) the events that led to the revolution. Thematic tour for children over six years old, with interpretation in Portuguese Sign Language
24 de Julho, a liberal avenue…
Apart from the Avenida 24 de Julho, what else do you know about 24th July? And what year are we talking about? And who was leading the way as liberal forces entered the city? We’ve organised a tour that will use our collection to reveal the tumultuous years leading up to the liberal revolution.
Slaves in Lisbon
What revolutions did the slaves bring about? How did they settle in Lisbon? We’ll be providing guided tours of our permanent exhibition that focuses on the lives of slaves and their presence in the city.
Lisbon Busking Festival
The concept is simple: street performances in the public space, captivating passersby. Largo do Intendente will welcome circus artists, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, puppets, living statues, improvised poetry, dance, theatre, music and everything else imaginable. 10 to 13 september O EspaçO Workshop Clown over 16s Information and registration email@example.com 13 september “O papel das artes de rua nos processos de regeneração […]
Lisboa Mistura Festival
Lisboa Mistura has established itself as a meeting point of cultures, within the context of a growing city. The Ribeira das Naus, on the banks of the Tagus, is the natural location for a party which brings together music and culture, with a strong urban, social and political dimension. This year, Lisboa Mistura returns to […]
If I Were…a Sculptor
Do you know the story of Saint Anthony? Have you ever thought about making a sculpture in his honour? This activity which will be divided into two parts: one at the Museu de Santo António (17th June), where you can get to know the saint’s story and start to design a sculpture inspired by it. […]
Parks are also home to statues and so, every day, we’ll be stopping next to one and listening to what (closed-mouthed) they have tell us, before throwing ourselves into the creation of new figures and objects.
LU.CA, a new theatre for kids
A new municipal theatre has been born on the Calçada da Ajuda. With an eye on the future, and pushing harder to create new audiences for the arts, Lisbon now has a theatre which is exclusively dedicated to art programmes for youngsters. This space has a long history dating back to 1737 when it was […]
A árvore da Saturnália
The christian christmas is supposed to have its origins in the roman period. The romans celebrated a party dedicated to the Saturn god, during winter. We know today that there was even a tree, decorated in a peculiar way. Do you want to know more? Come and join us.
Political Festival, day 3
3pm – Chapitô – Magic Suitcase Project: Capoeira Workshop* Manoel de Oliveira Room Maximum of 15 people via prior registration. The Entertainment in Action/Magic Suitcase project was created as part of the Chapitô Entertainment Team’s artistic work, alongside youths fulfilling correctional educational measures. As such it promotes social inclusion through the arts. At this workshop […]
World Christmas Trees
Legend tells us that it was German Ferdinand II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (husband of Queen Mary II) who brought the Christmas tree tradition to Portugal in the 19th century, although in some parts of the country they had already decorated pine and fir trees some centuries earlier. Join us on a journey around the […]
Colors in Motion
Mixing primary colours creates new colours. In the same fashion, the ideas spawned by each colour awaken new ideas. Workshop.
The legend Of the Emperor WU TI
In a small theatre, an ancient legend is told about the origin of Chinese shadows. Shadow theatre and puppet-making workshop.
Family activity where we show the winning sardines from the 2017 international creativity contest and challenge each family to create its own sardine.
Five days, five poems, five objects. This summer, the Casa Fernando Pessoa Education Department returns to the Jardim da Estrela gardens to invite to a workshop for making a toy a day the old-fashioned way.